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Tiffany Barnes

Former Richard E. Greenleaf Visiting Professor - Latin American Studies

Tiffany D. Barnes is an Associate Professor of Political Science at University of Kentucky and affiliated faculty with the Gender and Women’s Studies Program and Latin American, Caribbean, and Latino Studies Program. Her research is in the field of Comparative Politics with an emphasis on Latin America, gender and politics, and comparative political institutions. She employs both quantitative and qualitative research approaches to examine how institutions shape the political behavior of citizens and elites. Her book, Gendering Legislative Behavior: Institutional Constraints and Collaboration, (Cambridge University Press 2016) won the Alan Rosenthal Prize from the Legislative Studies Section of the American Political Science Association in 2017. Her other peer-reviewed work appears in journals such as the American Journal of Political Science, Journal of Politics, Comparative Political Studies, Political Research Quarterly, Politics & Gender, and Election Law Journal. In 2018 she was awarded the Emerging Scholar Award from the Legislative Studies Section of the American Political Science Association and in 2017 she was honored with the Early Career Award from the Midwest Women’s Caucus for Political Science.

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Contact Info
tiffanydbarnes@uky.edu

Department Affiliation
Latin American Studies

Degrees
  • Ph.D., Rice University, 2012
  • B.A., Southwestern University, 2004
Academic Experience
  • Greenleaf Scholar-in-Residence, Stone Center for Latin American Studies, 2019 -
  • Associate Professor of Political Science, University of Kentucky, 2017 -
  • Visiting Research Fellow, Kellogg Institute for International Studies, University of Notre Dame, 2013
  • Assistant Professor of Political Science, University of Kentucky, 2012 – 2017

Research & Teaching Specializations: Gender and Politics

Related Experience
  • Director of Undergraduate Studies, Political Science, University of Kentucky, 2017 -
  • Internship Director, Political Science, University of Kentucky, 2017 -
Distinctions
  • UK Women & Philanthropy Network, “Expanding Career Options for A&S Majors through Summer
    Internships,” (with Anna Bosh, Jordan Brown, Jeffery Clymer, Melanie Goan, Pearl James, Carol
    Mason, Janet Stamatel, and, Clayton Thyne), 2018
  • Early Career Award, from the Midwest Women’s Caucus for Political Science, 2017
  • University of Notre Dame, Kellogg Institute for International Studies, Visiting Research Fellow, Fall
    2013
  • Rice University, John W. Gardner Award, Best Dissertation in Humanities and Social Sciences at Rice University, 2012
  • National Science Foundation SES-0921374, Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Grant, 2009
Languages:
  • Spanish
Selected Publications
  • 2018. Barnes, Tiffany D., and Mark P. Jones. “Women’s Representation in the Argentine National and Subnational Governments.” In Ed. Leslie Schwindt-Bayer. Women, Representation, and Politics in Latin America. New York: Oxford University Press, 121-139.
  • 2016. Barnes, Tiffany D., and Abby Córdova. “Making Space for Women: Explaining Citizen Support
    for Legislative Gender Quotas in Latin America.” Journal of Politics 78 (3): 670-686.
  • 2014. Barnes, Tiffany D. “Women’s Representation and Legislative Committee Appointments: The
    Case of the Argentine Provinces.” Revista Uruguaya de Ciencia Política [Uruguayan Journal of
    Political Science] 23 (2): 135-163.
  • 2009. Barnes, Tiffany D., and Jinhyeok Jang. 2016. “How the size of governing coalitions shape legislative behavior: A subnational analysis of Argentine legislative chambers, 1992-2009.” International Area Studies Review 19(4): 301-319.
  • 2014. Barnes, Tiffany D., and Gabriela Rangel. “Election Law Reform in Chile: The Implementation of Automatic Registration and Voluntary Voting.” Election Law Journal 13(4): 570-582.

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Read Across the Americas Summer Program at the Children's Resource Center

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Join us every first and third Saturday at 10:30 am for a bilingual storytime for kids ages 2 – 10. The program is part of an initiative between Tulane University’s Stone Center for Latin American Studies and the New Orleans Public Library called the Pebbles Center.

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Read Across the Americas Summer Program at the Algiers Regional Branch

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Join us every Wednesday at 10:30 am for a bilingual storytime for kids ages 2 – 10. The program is part of an initiative between Tulane University’s Stone Center for Latin American Studies and the New Orleans Public Library called the Pebbles Center. This summer we will explore the environment and diverse geography of Latin America. Bring your favorite jungle animal and be prepared to learn some Spanish as we embark on an adventure through the Americas. This program provides a reading list of recommended titles for all ages to explore Latin America on your own this summer. If you read all books, you will be eligible for a special award offered during Hispanic Heritage month at the annual Celebración Latina held at the Audubon Zoo.

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